Payment, physician licensure, patient privacy. These are three of the most commonly discussed regulatory “barriers” to telemedicine adoption. With changing healthcare payment models and increasing consumer demand, it’s becoming imperative for physicians and healthcare organizations to start offering telemedicine services.
Understand common misconceptions on how these three areas of telemedicine policy affect your ability to practice and get paid for telemedicine. Join telemedicine law & policy expert, Nathaniel Lacktman, as we discuss how these policies can affect your bottom line and some best practices for maximizing performance.
Nathaniel Lacktman is a partner and health care lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP with a focus on telemedicine policy and digital health. Mr. Nathaniel Lacktman also serves on the Executive Committee of the American Telemedicine Association’s Business & Finance Group and is Chief Legal Counsel to the Telehealth Association of Florida.
Mr. Lacktman speaks and writes frequently on issues at the forefront of telehealth, co-authoring telehealth books and policy statements, and working with organizations from the American Telemedicine Association and the American Heart Association to the Congressional Research Service, state Medicaid Agencies, and state boards of medicine.
He has appeared in publications such as Modern Healthcare, Forbes, Fox News, Bloomberg, Reuters, and Associated Press. Follow his telehealth law feed on Twitter @Lacktman.